Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Quadrennial Defense Review a Step in the Right Direction - Finally

It appears that our high-level military officers, Robert Gates, and the Obama administration (dare we give him credit?) have taken a step in the right direction in the allocation of our financial resources to the current war in Afghanistan rather than the fight we "might" fight ten or twenty years from now. About time. What took so long? 
"The Quadrennial Defense Review, a congressionally mandated report on U.S. military thinking presented by the administration every four years, will instead focus on developing the strategies and weapons needed to prevail in Afghanistan, Iraq and the broader war on terror in places such as Pakistan and Yemen, the officials said." 
 Read more in "Pentagon Review Shows Strategy Shift", The Wall Street Journal, January 30, 2010.

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